Green Shoots: Is An Economic Recovery Underway?

Feb 16, 2012
Originally published on February 16, 2012 12:44 pm

The number of jobless claims for January 2012 was at the lowest point since March 2008. Businesses are reporting profits, buyers are reporting confidence. Diane Swonk, chief economist for Mesirow Financial, discusses whether it's safe to say an economic recovery has begun.